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“Value Based Health Care” in Connecticut: an advance for health care?

Posted by Paul Wessel May 18, 2011 at 11:24 AM

“…The simplistic answer — raising employee premium shares, co-pays, and instituting deductibles doesn’t work…  The answer was to save money by keeping employees healthier, a concept known as Value Based Health Care…”

So begins an explanation by CT’s state employee unions to their members.  It explains a negotiated reform initiative aimed a producing substantial cost savings and promoting healthful practices.

See the CT NPA blog for details and let us know what you think.



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